Metro Center to offer exam for health education certification

The national Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification examination will be administered at 8:30 a.m. Oct.19 at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in the Atrium in downtown Syracuse’s Clinton Square.

The three-hour exam is a competency-based tool used to measure possession, application and interpretation of knowledge for health education specialists.

There is a discounted fee of $280 for registration by Aug. 1. Registration between Aug. 1 and Sept. 1 is $330. There is an additional discount for full-time students.

For more information or to register, contact the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing Inc. toll-free at 888-624-3248 or visit www.nchec.org.

(Posted: Jul 22, 2013)

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